Rob Belcher is a Principal with Lighter Capital, a Seattle-based financial technology company changing how early-stage companies get funded. The company invests in growth-stage companies using an entrepreneur-friendly model called revenue-based finance (RBF) and uses technology to quickly and efficiently deploy Capital-as-a-ServiceTM. Rob has 10 years experience in venture capital, investment banking and consulting. He grew up in Golden, Colorado, studied economics at Colby College in Waterville, Maine and received an MBA from the Foster School of Business, University of Washington. He loves climbing and skiing, good grammar and manners, hoppy craft beer, philanthropy/poker, MS Excel nerdery, throwing the frisbee with his Australian Shepherd Kora and singing the alphabet song with his wife and six-month old son.